FirstChesapeakThumbnail2021  FIRST Chesapeake 2020-2021 Press Binder


The Progress-Index "Colonial Heights museum hosts FIRST Robotics Expo: Kids, science, and technology" [article]


Patch "Prestigious Award Given To Glenelg High School Robotics Team" [article]


The Citizen "How a Harrisonburg High School robot became a star" [article and video]


The Patch "Carroll County Chamber Of Commerce : Local Teams Win Awards At District Robotics Championships" [press release]


Martinsville Bulletin "SCHOOLS BRIEFS: MCPS robotics teams dominate; youth essay contest" [article]


A.T.O.M. STEM Academy Monthly News "Highlighting Our STEMtastic Partnership with FIRST Chesapeake Robotics!"


Goochland Gazette "In sole competition of the season Goochland robotics ranked 1st at event – and helped another team build its robot" [article]


Naval Sea Systems Command "NSWC Dahlgren Division Update on 2020 STEM Activities" [article]


Carroll County Times "Carroll County robotics teams compete at home and away" [article]


WTOP "Battle of the bots: High schoolers put their robots to the test in Bethesda" [video]


WRIC 8 News "40 high school teams compete in FIRST Chesapeake Robotics District Competition" [video]


FIRST Chesapeake "2020 FTC VA State Championship Sponsored by Capital One generates crowd and excitement, and sends teams on to FIRST World Championship" [release]


WRIC 8 News "Virginia's Best Compete in National Robotics Competition" [video]


VPM Science Matters "Robotics Competition: FIRST Tech Challenge" [article]


FIRST Chesapeake "FIRST Chesapeake Robotics honors Elizabeth Lindsey at second annual Reaching for the Stars: Women in STEM Breakfast sponsored by Rolls-Royce press release" [release]

Orange County Review "Robots bring students together in Orange for a day of competition, collaboration" [article]

Culpeper Star-Exponent "Regional robotics event in Orange tests creativity of students across Northern Virginia" [article]

Roanoke Times "Robotics competition gears up at Roanoke College" [article]

NRV News "FIRST Tech Challenge Qualifier" [article]


NBC29 WVIR "Robots clash at First Tech Challenge Charlottesville qualifier" [article]


Daily Progress "Area students guide robot battles, gear up for state" [article]


VPM Science Matters "Eye in the Sky" [article]

Henrico Citizen "48 robotics teams to compete Dec. 7 at Deep Run HS" [article]

Virginia Living Magazine "Building Bots" [article] 


WSLS "15 Schools gather in Salem for robotics tournament" [video]


Capital Gazette "Sharon Schultz: Archbishop Spalding's robotics team goes to world championships" [article]


WRIC " ‘Teamwork and strategy made this happen’: L.C. Bird RoboHawks places 4th in World Championship" [video]


Chesterfield Observer "FIRST Robotics Team 346, the RoboHawks" [article]


Fauquier Times "Robotics champions: Fauquier’s little team that could" [article]


WDVM25 "Student robotics team qualifies for world championship" [video]


FCPS "Students Qualify for World Championship" [article]


WTVR 6 "Community rallies around robotics team; helps send them to World Championships" [video]


Village News "RoboHawks earn invitation to Detroit robotics competition" [article]


Tidewater News "Blackwater Robotics to compete internationally" [article]


NBC12 "Four Richmond-area high schools compete in international robotics competition" [article]


CBS6 "'Innovate. Invent. Inspire:' This Richmond robotics team needs your help" [video]


WVEC 13NewsNow "Students score at robotics competition" [video]


FIRST Chesapeake - FIRST Chesapeake District Championship Event press release [release]


WSLS "Robotics competition comes to Blacksburg High School" [video]


WDBJ7 "Blacksburg High School hosts robotics competition" [video]


FIRST Chesapeake - FIRST Chesapeake District Blacksburg VA Event media advisory [release]


FIRST Chesapeake - FIRST Chesapeake District Oxon Hill MD Event media advisory [release]


The Virginian Pilot "An imaginary planet, an evacuation, robots; contest preps students for the future" [article]


Richmond Times-Dispatch "Building a Better Robot" [article]


The Gazette-Virginian "Comets robotics team 12th after quarterfinals" [article]


FIRST Chesapeake - FIRST Chesapeake District Portsmouth VA Event Sponsored by Newport News Shipbuilding media advisory [release]


FIRST Chesapeake - FIRST Chesapeake District Owings Mills MD Event Sponsored by Leidos media advisory [release]


FIRST Chesapeake - FIRST Chesapeake District Bethesda MD Event Sponsored by Bechtel media advisory [release]


The Tidewater News “Blackwater Robotics competes at FIRST Chesapeake Richmond Event” [article]


Science Matters “Atlee H.S. Hosts State Robotics Championship” [article]


Fairfax County Times “Pinnacle students win 2nd place in regional robotics competition” [article]


BTW21 “New College Institute’s robotics team wins first place at district competition” [article]


Falls Church News Press “Mason’s Robotics Team Takes 2nd at District Event” [article]


FIRST Chesapeake - FIRST Chesapeake District Haymarket VA Event Sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton media advisory [release]


WRIC  "Dozens of high school robotics teams compete for championship" [video]

          "Dozens of high school robotics teams compete for championship" [print]


WTVR 6 "Students Compete in annual FIRST Robotics Competition: 'It is incredibly exciting'" [video] 

"Students Compete in annual FIRST Robotics Competition: 'It is incredibly exciting'" [print]


FIRST Chesapeake - FIRST Chesapeake District Richmond VA Event Sponsored by Dominion Energy media advisory [release]


Loudoun Now "Ashburn Team Wins Spot at International Contest" [article] 


The Suffolk News-Herald "Congrats to NSA Robotics" [editorial article]


The Suffolk News-Herald  "NSA Robotics to Compete in World Championship" [article]


The Alexandria Gazette Packet  "Awarding Women in STEM"  [article]


The Centre View  "Awarding Women in STEM"  [article]


The Herndon Connection  "Awarding Women in STEM"  [article]


WSLS TV "Christiansburg robotics team qualifies for World championship" [article]


FIRST Chesapeake - FIRST Tech Challenge Virginia State Championship Sponsored by ECPI University press release [release]


The Progress Index "Bird High School robotics team hosts competition kickoff" [article]


The Progress Index "Appomattox regional team shows off its technological skills as it preps for future competition" [article]


WRIC 8 "Dozens of High Schools Battle in Robot Competition" [video]


WUSA 9 "Robots Take Over Alexandria Competition" [video]


Richmond Times-Dispatch "Richmond Area High Schools Competing in Robotics Competition This Weekend" [article]


WTKR  "High School Robotics Teams to Compete for Technological Superiority" [article]


The Virginian-Pilot "Local teens battle for glory at regional robotics competition in Portsmouth" [article]


WAVY TV  "Teams Across the State Compete at FIRST Chesapeake Robotics Competition" [video]  



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